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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM · 2 rsvps
Videoconference call in Boston, MA

Join Us for a lunchtime update and conversation about key clean energy bills in Massachusetts. What is happening with our statewide priorities? What are the prospects for a major "omnibus" energy bill this year? How can we best enlist our lawmakers to speed the transition off of fossil fuels?  

Two Mothers Out Front leaders will offer updates and perspective on what's happening in the State House.  Eugenia Gibbons, a member of the MA Leadership Team, is also the Clean Energy Programs director for MASS Energy and a frequent visitor to the Statehouse. Anne Wright, former coordinator of the Arlington Team, is now Directory of Advocacy and Organizing with Environmental League of MA Action Fund.  

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Local Environmental Action Conference 2018

Saturday, March 03, 2018 at 09:00 AM

We're excited to announce that Mothers Out Front Massachusetts is a lead sponsor of Local Environmental Action 2018. For over 30 years, Local Environmental Action Conference has brought together community leaders, environmental advocates and activists from across New England for a full day of skills training, networking, and inspiration.

We are partnering with Toxics Action Center and Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) to bring you this event on Saturday, March 3, at Northeastern University in Boston. Purchase your ticket online before February 10 and get the early bird discount.

 

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We're In This Together: Advancing Clean Energy and Fighting Fracking from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 at 07:00 PM
On Tuesday, March 6th, you are invited to an evening with community leaders from the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, at the other end of the fracked gas pipelines that connect to Massachusetts. Families, landowners, and whole communities there have been deeply impacted by intensive development of fracking wells and facilities, and their struggle connects directly with our use of fossil fuels in the Northeast. Pennsylvania activists sharing their powerful stories will include Lois Bjornson, Craig Leland Stevens, Brian Latkanich and Jane Worthington.

 

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Clean Water Action, Mothers Out Front and the Mass Power Forward coalition.
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We're In This Together: Battling for Clean Energy and Fighting Fracking from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 at 07:00 PM

On Wednesday, March 7th, you are invited to an evening with community leaders from the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, at the other end of the fracked gas pipelines that connect to Massachusetts. Families, landowners, and whole communities there have been deeply impacted by intensive development of fracking wells and facilities, and their struggle connects directly with our use of fossil fuels in the Northeast. Pennsylvania activists sharing their powerful stories will include Lois Bjornson, Craig Leland Stevens, Brian Latkanich and Jane Worthington.

Free and open to the public. Donations encouraged to contribute to building-use fees and JP Forum expenses.

Wheelchair accessible. Sponsored by Clean Water Action, Mothers Out Front, the Mass Power Forward coalition, Resist the Pipeline and the Jamaica Plain Forum.

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Youth in Action

Saturday, April 07, 2018 at 01:45 PM · 7 rsvps
Pierce School Auditorium in Brookline, MA

Do you wonder what you and your family could do to ensure a livable climate for all?  Come to this panel presentation to hear what some of our high school students are doing to make a positive difference. Projects include large-scale composting of cafeteria food waste at Brookline High School, lobbying state legislators for more wind and solar clean energy for MA, reducing the sale and usage of plastic bottles, and more.You will learn and be inspired by what our youth are achieving to reverse the negative effects of climate change.

Ideal for middle school students and their families. 

This event is part of Climate Week 2018, a collaborative production of Climate Action Brookline and community partners.

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Brookline House Tour

Sunday, April 08, 2018 at 12:00 PM · 3 rsvps
Various locations in Brookline

See the elements of a “green” home up close. Talk with Brookline homeowners who have lived with and benefitted from energy efficient features such as solar panels, heat pumps, electric cars, on-demand water heaters, and home energy use monitors.. A print map along with an online version will point visitors to the right stops. We at Mothers Out Front Brookline believe neighbors talking and learning from other neighbors are  powerful tools for change. Join us in our efforts to make grassroots progress in the fight against climate change.

Sign up to host a stop at your home.

Free and open to the public. 

This event is part of the 2018 Climate Week in Brookline, a production of Climate Action Brookline with community partners, organizations, businesses and individuals.

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